DUTIES: The Department of Radiology- Diagnostic at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Medical Radiographer / Mammography Tech. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: - Licensed radiological technologist required to perform diagnostic imaging for all Mammography procedures and Bone Density. - Ability to perform digital breast imaging tomosynthesis. - Assist radiologist during breast biopsies, needle localization and stereotactic breast imaging procedures. - Ability to perform QA testing for digital imaging equipment. - Must be familiar with all diagnostic equipment used to perform Mammography and Bone Density procedures, to include digital unit. - Ability to produce high quality images efficiently regardless of volume. Performs exams in accordance with established protocols. - Demonstrates the ability to provide assistance to external and internal customers. Provide excellent customer service. - Responsible for patient care while preforming imaging , to include accuracy of patient identification and time out procedures. - Able to deal with emergent situations. - Maintain principle of ALARA. - Responsible for maintaining continuing education requirements as specified by ARRT. - Ability to teach House Staff of other personal in the technical aspects of imaging equipment. - Must have prior experience with computerized patient information systems, including Radiology Information System and PACS. - All exams must be completed immediately in RIS and verify on PACS. - Duties include burning CD's and DVD when necessary. - Hours may change on as needed basis according to departmental operating needs. - Must adhere to hospital/department infection control policies and procedures. - Maintain courteous and pleasant disposition with patients. - Must adhere to time an attendance policies. - Performs other tasks as required. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: - NYS License and ARRT registration required. - AAS degree or equivalent. - Minimum of 2 years' experience in all mammography and bone density procedures. - Hospital experience preferred. Additional Info: *Please ensure you include the 5-digit Line Number and Job Title in the subject line and body of your email submission.The required schedule for this position is Tuesday through Saturday, 8:00AM to 4:00PM.Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 52289
About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.